If you've ever been on the deck of a heaving ship, you know how things in the water get distorted. Well, whose to say that the beutiful half-fish half-maiden old sailors saw was actualy humanish? Why not something closer to an evolutionary possibility? That and I was bored and this is how the sketch came out. Mermaid, undine, eel-thing; call it what you will. Theres a colored version somewhere on this site.